Mental Health Services

Each person needing mental health services will be helped to write a special Client Plan. A team of experts will review each person’s plan to determine the need for services. This multidisciplinary team may include:

 

  • Psychiatrist (M.D.)
  • Psychologist (PhD)
  • Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT)
  • Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Case Manager
  • Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist

 

The following services are available in English and Spanish. Other language resources can be made available as needed.

 

  • Crisis Intervention – A fast response service enabling the individual to cope with a crisis and remain in the community.

 

  • Psychiatric Evaluation – An assessment of your current emotional, behavioral and mental status.

 

  • Psychological Assessment – Psychological testing may be provided when indicated, as well as an assessment of your
    current emotional, behavioral and mental status.

 

  • Medication Evaluation – A face-to-face meeting with a psychiatrist (M.D.)or licensed nurse to determine the benefit
    of prescribing medication to alleviate symptoms of mental illness.

 

  • Acute Hospitalization – If required, you may be assisted to use inpatient acute psychiatric hospital services through
    a number of hospital providers under contract.

 

  • Mental Health Services – Individual, family, or group counseling are provided.

 

  • Case Management – Assistance provided by staff to promote access to needed medical, educational, social, prevocational,
    vocational, rehabilitative or other community services.

 

  • Information and Referral – Staff will provide you with recommendations, information and assistance to help you
    use services that may be of value to you.

 

  • School Services – Special counseling, meetings with teachers, EPSDT(Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment)